The Last Days On Mars – VFX Breakdowns

Screen Scene provided the visual effects for Ruairi Robinsons soine tingling sci-fi horror, 'The Last Days On Mars'.

Starring Golden Globe nominee Liev Schreiber, Olivia Williams, Romola Garai, Elias Koteas and Johnny Harris, this terrifying sci-fi adventure tells the story of an astronaut crew on an exploratory mission to Mars who discover colonies of bacteria living deep within the permafrost on the eve of their return to Earth.

But what should have been the discovery of the century rapidly turns to horror when one of the astronauts has a fatal accident and his body becomes re-animated by the very life form they sought to discover…

A co-production between Dublin based Fantastic Films and Qwerty Films in London, the film premiered at the the Directors Fortnight in Cannes in 2013, where Ruairi Robinson was rightly hailed as a Director to watch and the strength of Screen Scene’s VFX work was singled out in a number of reviews:

The visual effects team whipped up some truly menacing dust storms,’ gushed The Hollywood Reporter, while Variety enthused that the ‘Visual effects work is subtly topnotch.

An impressive selection of the aforementioned VFX work can be seen above.